municipality in the region of Kainuu in Finland

Hyrynsalmi is in Kainuu.


Get inEdit

Hyrynsalmi is located at Highway 5 between Kajaani and Kuusamo. You can get in by car or bus.

Get aroundEdit

Map of Hyrynsalmi

By taxiEdit

  • Smartphone apps: Valopilkku, 02 Taksi


  • 1 Kaunislehto, Vanhatie 89, 89400 Hyrynsalmi, +358 44 710 4595. Kaunislehto is a traditional Hyrynsalmi farmyard which contains over 20 buildings.    
Kaunislehto in the spring of 2020


  • Swamp football, Pölhövaarantie 61 (10 km south from the centre; parking and bus transport available), +358 44-710-4606. 2021: 16–17 July. An unusual yearly football (soccer) tournament: the playing field is in a swamp, making playing challenging.
  • Snow football. Beginning of February. Challenging football is possible in winter also: now the playing field is covered in deep snow.





  • Camping Vonkka, Hallantie 6, . Camping and cabins. Rowboats for rent. Breakfast by agreement. Caravan €25–30, tent €10 (€20/50 during the football) + €2/person, cabin €25–40 for 2 persons, €55 for 5, more during the football, linen €10/person; laundry €5/load; sauna €15/55 min; breakfast €8/4.50.
  • Martinselkonen Wilds Centre (Martinselkosen Eräkeskus), Pirttivaarantie 131, 89920 Ruhtinansalmi. Check-in: 14:00, check-out: 12:00. Room and cottage accommodation in middle of wilderness. Meal services. Wildlife watching (bear, moose, birds).
  • Alppisalvos oy (Alppisalvos Oy), Hakokyläntie 194, 89400 Hyrynsalmi, +358 40 577 28 70. Unique, handmade logcabine for 4-5 persons, location only 20 meters to lake. In the middle of beautiful forest area eastern Finland, 90km from Kajaani (airport) and only 40km from Russian border. Four seasons from midnight sun to northern lights. Activities like hiking, fishing, canoeing, hunting, picking berries and mushrooms or skiing and fun in snow. 70E/night, 450E/Week.
  • Loma-Hossa, Hossantie 273 Fi 89920 Ruhtinansalmi, +358 8 732329. Accommodation in apartments and cottages.


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